Behind the Scenes

Inside the Stories

To read some of the actual newspaper articles, we drew inspiration from or for more information on the stories you encountered this evening, check out our links below.

Cholera in Sacramento

Mr. Ward’s Confession

May Woolsey and Her Mother

Post Mortem Photography

Murder at the Saloon

K Street Attack on Miners

He Said, She Said (Murphy and McGlynn)

Gravediggers with Safety Coffins

The Hanging of Josefa